Unbounding the future: the nanotechnology revolution
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand handbook that explains what nanotechnology is and how it will revolutionize life in the future. The world's leading expert in the field, Drexler also examines the spectacular accomplishments that might result from a breakthrough: elimination of disease and pollution. 20 illustrations.
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Today, modern medicine often means an expensive way to prolong misery. Will
nanomedicine be more of the same? Any reader over the age of, say, thirty
knows how things start to go wrong: an ache here, a wrinkle there, the loss of an
As surgeons today rely on the spontaneous, self-organizing ability of cells and
tissues to join and heal the parts they manipulate, so cell-surgery devices will rely
on the spontaneous self-organizing capabilities of molecules to join and "heal" ...
For bacteria facing a hostile world, the ability to adapt and respond to a changing
environment is worth almost any cost, for lacking this ability they would be wiped
out. "But in a factory setting, where adequate supplies of all the needed parts ...
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More speculation on the implications of nanotechnology—the manufacture of objects from the atoms up—that is likely, say the authors, to profoundly alter within our lifetimes the course of modern ... Read full review
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Nanotechnology sounds like a fantasy straight out of Star Wars , but then 50 years ago so did many of the things that we take for granted today--space exploration, computer chips, organ transplants ... Read full review
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